Just heard about this Goldman Sachs survey. Why didn’t those overworked analysts just sleep more? Like it’s not that hard? Idk just feels like they’re complaining.

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What’s the fascination / obsession with prestige? (I.e. need to go to HYS, work at Goldman or MBB, or I’m a failure) Do you think this societal obsession leads to unconscious bias towards others? I se… more

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Just got a dui, got a lawyer and all but what do I do in terms of reporting to the firm? I just started with Goldman Sachs 2 weeks back and they are running fingerprints soon, not convicted as the arr… more

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I saw the news “ Goldman Sachs” employees working more than 100 hours per week. And, got attention to the world. ECO from Goldman start to make “Sat rule”, are you serious?”. … more

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Where can I find new friends? I feel like my priorities are so different from them now. They are still in a hyper competitive rat race mindset. Every conversation is about finmemes or PE recruiting or… more

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Google, McKinsey, Goldman Toughest to get into?

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Is Edelman the Goldman Sachs equivalent of Communications/most prestigious? I have heard mixed things.

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If someone I know is an international student, in a Masters program, on a visa, and are applying to Goldman and Goldman only, their uncle works there, right?

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Applying for an Analyst role at Goldman Sachs. Any advice?

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What has a higher prestige factor to knowledgeable professionals: Goldman or McK?

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Cannot stand those people who exaggerate about their or their spouses situation bcuz they care so much about what people think of them. Work w a guy who always says his wife went to MIT - true, but sh… more

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Just ended my 1.5 year long distance relationship with my boyfriend. I had been getting bored over the last few months and found myself questioning if he could be my “one.” I am 23 and am just startin… more

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recognizing that it’s all a crapshoot, does anyone mind chancing me at HSW? I am 2 years out from apps but asian female, so want to be realistic. my background - undergrad at a top 10 (think dartmouth… more

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Hey fishes, Im facing a dilemma. I have two offers in hand: 1. PwC (offshore model) - Risk advisory (IT audit) 2. Goldman Sachs - Internal Audit (Securities Tech). Both jobs are offering me almost th… more

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Salary/step negotiation help! Is it better to start at a low step, higher GS or a high step, lower GS with a higher salary? E.g., GS-9 step 10 at $78,167 or GS-11 step 1 at $72,750.

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Hey everyone, i have a quick question: I’m a rising senior in college rn and my dream has always been to work at Goldman Sachs after I graduate next spring. I applied to their summer analyst program a… more

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Goldman just released their 15 stock picks. Here you go y’all! Respond with your thoughts under each of you want.

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A friend, who is a house wife with 3 kids facing divorce paper brought by her husband, is looking for an attorney. She has no money and her husband works at Goldman Sacks. Anyone can refer any pro Bon… more

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Hi, I’m new to fishbowl but would rlly love some help. I have 2 offers: with GS in SLC and with McKinsey in NYC. Loved summer internship with gs in GSAM but location and low salary made me pause. Alre… more

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I got a invite for a round two interview at Goldman. The email states to reach out with any questions. Is it poor form to ask “how to prep” for this? I really love the role and am stoked about it.

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How senior is a VP role at Goldman? I’m 15 years experience for context.

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Thinking of getting my first proper watch after college. 7 months in my firm now, thinking of getting this gem for my 1yr work anniversary. Budget is 5k, I love GS, thought of getting an old tank as well. Thoughts?

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Is a GS 12, Step 1 offer good? About 4.5 yoe, late 20s

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Thoughts on BB M&A investment banking post-mba? How hard is it to land a job at MS, GS or JPM post-mba? What would the exit opps be like assuming I’d only want to do it for 3-4 years?

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Pulled the trigger on the GS Snowflake! It’s one of those watches (and brands) where the more you learn and look, the more you love. I’m a big fan of the attention to detail, hand finishing and artistry that goes into making GS watches. Completely over the moon!

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Just curious, what do these bankers do working 100hrs/week at Goldman Sachs? Are these highly paid jobs?

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Do companies like Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan actually go through their hirevue video interviews? I read somewhere that it’s nearly impossible for hirevue interviews to get noticed because they’re sca… more

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Currently work in Internal Audit at GS. About to get an offer from Capco in NYC. Wondering if this move is worth It? Trying to get in the external consulting space.

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If you had the option to do the holy trifecta of Google, Goldman and McKinsey, what would be the order?

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I have an offer from Goldman Sachs as a VP - Compliance in ATL for $164k base and I should expect an annual bonus of 10-20-%. Is this a fair offer? Any room to negotiate up on base?

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After reading GS first year’s working conditions survey, I feel so blessed that I started my career in consulting

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Do investment banks pay differently? I know Goldman is the most “prestigious” but from my limited knowledge have always thought that pay was always relatively similar for any IBD

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I'm planning on purchasing a Grand Seiko sbgh273. Is it possible to negotiate with an AD on the price? I heard GS has been cracking down on discounts and this model is also a semi-limited version, so I wasn't sure if there's any room for negotiation. I'm also considering purchasing from a grey market dealer who has it listed for $5500. Is it worth the extra $800 to start building a relationship with an AD?

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Just walked into a GS store and found a beautiful high-beat model. It’s listed at $6,300 but I’ve heard watch prices are negotiable...what would be a reasonable price to pay?

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Anyone move from Consulting as a Manager to Goldman VP? What is a reasonable base / bonus offer and what should I negotiate up to?

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Does anyone in this group have experience working both at Deloitte and as a GS? Deloitte’s benefits seem to be on par, if not better. Can anyone confirm or give insight?

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How hard is it to come into the government as a GS 14?

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